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See definition of rockets on Dictionary.com
  • as infirecracker
  • as infireworks
  • as inpyrotechnics

synonyms for rockets

  • bursts
  • illuminations
  • pyrotechnics
  • sparklers
  • Roman candles
  • bottle rockets
  • cherry bomb
  • fire flowers
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How to use rockets in a sentence

The heavy round shot injured some of the houses but the shells did not reach the town and the rockets passed over it.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
He got no reply, but the vessel fired three more white rockets; these rockets were also seen by Mr. Stone.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
The latter states that he went to the voice pipe at about 1.15, but was told then of a white rocket (not five white rockets).
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
At 2.40 Mr. Stone called to the master that the ship from which he had seen the rockets had disappeared.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
At 4.30 he called the master and informed him that Mr. Stone had told him he had seen rockets in the middle watch.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
He asked Mr. Stone whether he thought this was the steamer which had fired rockets, and Mr. Stone said he did not think it was.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
Distress signals (rockets) were fired, and attempts were made to call up by Morse a ship whose lights were seen.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
Back against a silver sky stood the signal pile, and signal rockets flashed upward, to be answered from all the surrounding hills.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
If the rockets are all right, and the gunboat is not too far away to see the signals!
BOY SCOUTS IN THE PHILIPPINESG. HARVEY RALPHSON
Even as he watched, the flare of its rockets arced against the blackness.
A WORLD IS BORNLEIGH DOUGLASS BRACKETT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ROCKETS

  • Roman candles
  • bottle rockets
  • bursts
  • cherry bomb
  • fire flowers
  • illuminations
  • pyrotechnics
  • rockets
  • sparklers
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.